Its owner went away five years ago, yet he continues to go to the grave every day since the anguish won’t go away.

Its owner went away five years ago, yet he continues to go to the grave every day since the anguish won’t go away.


The life of humans as well as of dogs does not always last as long as we would like. And unfortunately , they have to part forever. Something that humans, despite pain, can understand and find the strength needed to face it. But for a puppy, when his beloved owner di‌es, the whole world falls on him and that is the most heartbreaking thing.

Your loyalty and gratitude transcends everything and goes beyond life.

This is what happened to poor Zozo, a hybrid puppy who, since his owner di‌ed in 2014, has been visiting his master’s grave every day for all these years.

Zozo was adopted by the Öztũrk family from Turkey in 2012 as a child. Everyone in the house is extremely happy at the arrival of the little child who has filled their days with light, but the one who truly feels wholeheartedly for the little one is the patriarch of the family. , Ismail Öztũrk, who loved it as if he were himself. is his grandson.

That’s why when he passed away, Zozo was heartbroken and confused.

As part of his deep pain, the puppy disappeared. And his family even came to think that he left to di‌e just like his owner because of the sadness he had. They searched everywhere for him, but their  surprise at him was huge when they found him next to İsmail’s grave.

Since then, not a single day has passed that Zozo hasn’t come to visit him and pour out all his sadness on her.

Heartbreaking images show the puppy lying on the mound of dirt where his favorite human lies.

No matter how much love he gets from the rest of his family, Zoko can’t seem to get over his owner’s departure.

İsmail’s son, Zafer Öztũrk, began to accompany Zozo to visit the grave of his inseparable friend .

İsmail rests near his home, on auspicious ground. Zafer comments that he can feel the suffering of the dog when he comes to visit him, his sadness has not found comfort.

Every time he goes to the grave, it’s like he waits for İsmail to come back so he can be by his side again.

«Every morning when the teacher calls for prayer, Zozo begins to howl. Sometimes we don’t see Zozo anywhere, I come to look for him at the grave and here he is, “says Zafer.

“This has touched the hearts of many people in this place, seeing Zozo’s faithfulness and his love for my father makes us love him even more,” he adds.

The grandson of the deceased man also recognizes that Zozo’s gesture is unique, “we have had many dogs before Zozo, but we do not know why, it is the first time we have seen such an act.”

It’s sad that Zozo has to go through that pain, but we’re glad he has so much love by his side. Sharing this story shows the limitless loyalty of animals.    

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